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Faculty Position, Department of Economics

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Department of Economics

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

On Nov 27, the recruiter extended the application for this position from Nov 27 to Dec 22, 2023.

The Department of Economics in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute invites applications for two open-rank tenure-track faculty positions. Candidates from all ranks (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) are encouraged to apply. The start date for the positions is August 2024.

The Department of Economics seeks candidates in the following areas: (1) environmental economics, including energy economics; (2) applied econometrics; and (3) applied microeconomics and policy.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Economics (or expect to complete the degree by August 2024), show evidence of effective and high-quality teaching at the collegiate level, and evidence of a sustained program of high-quality research and publications. For senior candidates, evidence or potential for securing external funding is highly desirable. The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and actively contribute to a vibrant interdisciplinary culture that spans Rensselaer's communities.

About Rensselaer: Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is the nation’s first technological university. With approximately 5,000 undergraduates and 2,500 graduate students from around the world, the university offers more than 145 programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. Rensselaer is located in Troy, NY, the heart of the “Tech Valley” region of the Hudson River Valley.

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit the following materials to (a) a letter of interest that includes current and future research plans, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) evidence of teaching effectiveness, (d) selected research papers, (e) evidence of external research funding (if applicable), (f) diversity statement, and (g) three letters of reference. The first-round interviews will be conducted virtually. To be considered for first-round interviews, all application materials must be received by Friday, December 22, 2023.

Screening of applications will continue until the positions are filled. For additional information about the Department of Economics, please visit:

Expected hiring range:

• Assistant Professor: $110,000 - $130,000

• Associate Professor: $129,000 - $156,000

• Professor: $155,000 - $185,000

Pay transparency disclosure: The selected candidate’s salary will be determined based on factors that include the speciality of the position, the available budget, internal equity, and the final candidate’s qualifications, experience, education and other job-related credentials. This hiring range is provided as Rensselaer’s good faith estimate of the expected hiring range at the time of posting.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender, and ethnic perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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